The Rogue Initiative Announces First VR Title Crowe: The Drowned Armory

Los Angeles, California-based developer The Rogue Initiative has a revealed the first details for its virtual reality (VR) videogame, Crowe: The Drowned Armory.

Crowe: The Drowned Armory, is the first chapter in the Crowe fantasy adventure series where players will take on the role of Crowe, a young villager who’s trying to unravel the true past of his society. To do this players must solve puzzles, combat an alien onslaught, and uncover the secrets of an ancient temple.



Pete Blumel, co-founder and CEO of The Rogue Initiative, said: “The team is currently deep in development utilizing Unreal Engine 4 and excited to offer a closer look as we progress. We’re dedicated to building the narrative and world of Crowe in subsequent chapters and across various mediums including mobile VR and animation.”

The Rogue Initiative plans to launch Crowe: The Drowned Armory worldwide in early 2017 across the major high-end VR head-mounted displays (HMDs).

The production studio launched earlier this year and specialises in a broad range of entertainment media including cinematic, VR, film, television, and videogames.

In addition to Crowe, The Rogue Initiative previously announced its collaboration with director Michael Bay for another upcoming franchise. Backed by Silicon Valley and global investors, including Presence Capital, The VR Fund, Colopl Next and Outpost Capital, the production company is composed of a veteran team of award-winning entertainment industry professionals, including alumni from the original Call of Duty team, Amblin Entertainment, Pixar, DreamWorks Animation, Disney, Activision Studios, Sony Pictures and NBC.

As further details on Crowe: The Drowned Armory are released VRFocus will keep you updated.